Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Substitute Early Childhood Educator

Facility: Champlain Heights Community Preschool & Out of School Care
City: Vancouver
Type of Child Care: 3 - 5 Years

Champlain Heights Community Preschool is an Early Childhood (ages 3-5) play- and nature-based program that provides developmentally appropriate activities for young learners in a safe, positive, nurturing environment.

Located in southeast Vancouver, the Champlain Heights Preschool is surrounded by numerous urban forest opportunities, including 200-plus acres of Vancouver parks and greenways.

The Preschool is fully licensed for ages 3-5, with up to 20 children in each class, and has two preschool teachers.

Qualifications: Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

• Valid BC License to Practice in Early Childhood Education
• Criminal record check clearance
• Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification
• Continuous promotion of intentional, safe play- and nature-based environments for children of all abilities
• Clear and consistent workplace mentoring of all BC Child Care Licensing Regulations with workplace colleagues
• Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a convivial team-driven work environment
• Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills with children and families, supported by at least
three references who can be contacted
• Experience in play- and nature-based early childhood education curriculum desired

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide developmentally appropriate opportunities for children in a creative and supportive environment
• Build children’s social, interpersonal skills and self-esteem by establishing routines and using positive behaviour support to promote security, comfort and well-being for all children
• Maintain collaborative, supportive relationships with families and work colleagues

Salary & Benefits:

$19.50-20.00 per hour

This position qualifies for the BC ECE-Wage Enhancement

Additional Notes:

All Champlain Heights Community Association personnel, directors, and volunteers adhere to the City of Vancouver’s Respectful Workplace Policy policy.vancouver.ca/ and Code of Conduct policy.vancouver.ca/

The first six months of employment will be an ongoing evaluation as necessary by the Community Association’s Management Committee, peer staff, and parent feedback. The Management Committee reserves the right to terminate employment at any time, by meeting with employee, regarding performance or incidents that seriously
contribute to the detriment of the preschool, other staff, members of the Association, or community at Champlain Heights

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Champlain Heights Community Association
3350 Maquinna Drive Vancouver , BC V5S 4C6

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
until filled
Application Instructions:
Email Application, Drop Off In Person
Other Application Instructions:

Please mail or email your Letter of Interest, Resume, and three references who can be contacted to:

Champlain Heights Community Association Board of Directors

3350 Maquinna Drive Vancouver BC V5S 4C6
T: 604-718-6575
F: 604-718-6580

E: champlaincc@vancouver.ca

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